Solon’s background is in strategy and corporate finance, and he has over 12 years’ experience in the real estate investment and finance industries.
He began his career in the Strategy and Corporate Development team at Stockland, Australia’s largest diversified REIT, where he worked on M&A deals and strategic reviews of corporate financial matters. Following a few years at Stockland and another few years in the investment banking division of RBS Global Banking and Markets advising APAC real estate clients on cross-border M&A and capital markets issues, Solon returned to Stockland as National Manager, Business Development and Capital Transactions, where he was responsible for managing acquisitions and divestments across all asset classes.
In 2013, Solon was recruited to Vulpes Investment Management in Singapore as VP and Portfolio Manager, where he focused on the establishment of the Stronghold real estate investment platform, which he subsequently joined as Chief Investment Officer in 2015.
Solon holds a Bachelor of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, and a MSc in Real Estate from the National University of Singapore (NUS), where he graduated at the top of his class and received the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Singapore (REDAS) Gold Medal Award.